What are the STI test options in Sandy Springs,GA?
In 2016 Fulton County reported 4,990 diagnoses of chlamydia, 2,244 diagnoses of gonorrhea, and 450 diagnoses of syphilis. But these aren’t the only STDs with climbing numbers. The area has the second highest rate of HIV infection in the country.
As per a 2016 CDC analysis, if current rates continue there will be 1 HIV diagnosis for every 51 residents.
April is National STD Awareness Month. Clinics and organizations throughout the area offer increased education and testing services during this month in an effort to combat the STD epidemic. Although testing locations within the city limits of Sandy Springs might be difficult to find, there are options within a reasonable driving distance.
The Georgia Department of Public Health can be found on Lower Roswell Road in Marietta, the Center for Pan Asian Community Services Incorporated is located on Shallowford Road Northeast in Atlanta, and Someone Care Incorporated of Atlanta EDIC has a location on Spectrum Circle in Marietta.
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- Please contact the individual public clinic to confirm pricing. Test pricing at public clinics many times depend on income and welfare eligibility.